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January BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report

January BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report January 16, 2019 This month HomeSphere builders and BTIG lent a hand to help fill in the gap in residential construction data created by the government shutdown. According to the latest BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report, the housing demand has stabilized after the significant drop seen in November. Materials costs are…

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Zelman & Associates Predict 2019 Growth, Albeit More Modest

Zelman & Associates Predict 2019 Growth, Albeit More Modest January 11, 2019 The latest analysis and forecast from The Z Report predicts a strong 2019 for builders, even with the challenges facing the market. The Z Report, a bi-monthly report compiled by the research firm Zelman & Associates, expects market fundamentals to remain favorable in 2019…

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My HomeSphere Upgraded to Support a Rapidly Growing Builder Community

My HomeSphere Upgraded to Support a Rapidly Growing Builder Community January 2, 2019 We are proud to announce that we’ve made the My HomeSphere™ experience even better for our community of 2,500+ builders partnered with HomeSphere to manage rebate programs. Beginning today, builders who log in to My HomeSphere will see streamlined navigation, experience significant stability…

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December BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report

December BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report December 20, 2018 The story from December’s BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report is that entry-level housing is still going strong, but the rest of the market is starting to take a hit. Materials costs are starting to stabilize or come down for most builders. Highlights from the HomeSphere/BTIG Building Industry Report…

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HomeSphere’s Featured Brands of 2018

HomeSphere’s Featured Brands of 2018 Published: December 19, 2018 Featured Products: MP Global Joins HomeSphere MP Global Products’ flooring underlayment options are specifically geared to address moisture protection, sound deadening, thermal insulation, air quality and sustainability. Panasonic: Indoor Air Quality Solutions Panasonic is the premier manufacturer of powerful, energy-efficient ventilation fans and indoor air quality…

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Manufacturers and Suppliers Expect Declining Profit Margins in 2019

Manufacturers and Suppliers Expect Declining Profit Margins in 2019 December 18, 2018 It’s not just builders who will be tightening their belts in 2019; building product manufacturers and suppliers are expected to cut back as well. At least that’s the latest from The Z Report, a leading housing market report produced by the research firm…

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November BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report

November BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report November 27, 2018 The latest insights from HomeSphere’s community of builders suggest that incentives and price cuts are on the rise, but the value of those incentives and cuts remain marginal. Highlights from the HomeSphere/BTIG Building Industry Report – November 2018 Approximately 60% of surveyed builders raised sales incentives or…

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Featured Products from HomeSphere’s Brands – November 2018

Featured Products from HomeSphere’s Brands – November 2018 Published: November 15, 2018 Featured Products: Alside: New Construction Windows Featuring the New 1700 and 1900 Collection The 1700 and 1900 new construction vinyl window collection includes PG/DP ratings while offering comfort and reduced energy costs. The new construction windows are perfect for today’s single and multi-family…

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The Draper Collection from Danze by Gerber

The Draper Collection from Danze by Gerber Published: November 1, 2018 The Draper Collection, the newest bath line from Danze by Gerber, perfectly blends vintage style with modern performance. For builders intending to impress buyers with a bathroom that dazzles with elegance and class, look no further than the Draper Collection. This innovative line features…

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Product Feature: Ascend by Intermatic

Product Feature: Ascend by Intermatic Published: October 25, 2018 With or without Wi-Fi, Ascend by Intermatic makes every home feel like a smart home with automated lighting schedules. This in-wall programmable timer allows homeowners to schedule up to 42 automated-lighing events per week. With pre-programmed templates covering 80 to 90% of most homeowners’ scheduling needs,…

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